Call for Papers

Cancer and Primary Care

Primary care plays a central role in the whole spectrum of cancer health care from risk reduction, early detection and diagnosis, treatment, to survivorship. Family Medicine Community Health (FMCH), an academic journal published by BMJ, is dedicated to promoting person-centered care through disseminating novel knowledge and best practices in primary care and community health. FMCH plans to publish a special issue on Cancer and Primary Care and invites submissions of original research, commentary, review, and methodology papers related to this theme from international primary care research community.

Specifically, the special issue includes papers in the following three categories:

  1. EditorialSpecial communication and Perspective: these papers provide critical and evidence-based insight of cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship related to primary care.
  2. Original Research and Review: these papers report original data and/or systematically analyze and synthesize evidence to answer specific research questions related to cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship related to primary care.
  3. Methodology and Research Method: these papers propose/describe innovative approaches to address research questions in cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship related to primary care.

For specific format requirements, please refer to the FMCH author guidance page.

The closing date for submissions to the special issue is October 31, 2023. The submissions to this special issue will be fast-tracked for peer-review, revision, and processing, and will be published online expeditiously. Please follow the online submission link: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/fmchj to submit your manuscript(s). FMCH does not impose any article processing charges (APC) or submission charges.

For additional information contact the Editorial office at: associateeditor@fmch.net.cn

Li Li, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Family Medicine and Community Health

Artificial intelligence and Primary Care

Artificial intelligence has been increasingly used in primary care. Family Medicine Community Health (FMCH), an academic journal published by BMJ, is dedicated to promoting evidence-based and whole person-centered care through disseminating novel knowledge and best practices in primary care and community health. FMCH plans to publish a special issue on Artificial intelligence and Primary Care and invites submissions of original research, commentary, review, and methodology papers related to this focus from international primary care research community.

Specifically, the special issue includes papers in the following three categories:

  1. EditorialSpecial communication and Perspective: these papers provide critical and evidence-based insight of artificial intelligence and big data application in primary care.
  2. Original Research and Review: these papers report original data and/or synthesize existing information and evidence in a systematic approach to answer specific research questions related to artificial intelligence and big data application in primary care.
  3. Methodology and Research Method: these papers propose/describe innovative approaches for exploring and addressing artificial intelligence and big data application in primary care, family medicine, and community health research.

For specific format requirements, please refer to the FMCH author guidance page.

The closing date for submissions to the special issue will be October 31, 2023. The submissions to this special issue will be fast-tracked for peer-review, revision, and processing, and will be published online expeditiously. Please follow the online submission link: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/fmchj to submit your manuscript(s). FMCH does not impose any article processing charges (APC) or submission charges.

For additional information contact the Editorial office at: associateeditor@fmch.net.cn

Li Li, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Family Medicine and Community Health